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St Ives Surf School

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Address: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR261JZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1736 793938
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall.

Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering...

Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall.

Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.

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So much fun to have at this surf school with these great guys.

The kids had a ball with Lyndon and the guys at St. Ives Surf School. The boys really knew their stuff and had our kids on the best waves on the safest bank, standing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
Kelly S
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Avoca Beach, Australia
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Avoca Beach, Australia
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The kids had a ball with Lyndon and the guys at St. Ives Surf School. The boys really knew their stuff and had our kids on the best waves on the safest bank, standing and shredding in no time. My wife and I have no hesitation in recommending this surf school and endorsing them as one of the best we've... More 

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Thank Kelly S
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My son and his cousins (aged 5, 6 & 10 at the time) had one lesson in October 2014, which they all really enjoyed. We came back to St Ives for this October half term and they had another go. First thing which I think rates these guys highly - despite all the kids that must come through the school... More 

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Thank JosieMills
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162 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

The school was great. It was relaxed but taught us quickly exactly what we needed to know. They had time for all 8 of us and it was a pleasure to take part. There were children and adults in our class and it was great fun. All except one person was able to fully stand up on the board for... More 

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Thank Rebeca Sian D
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend had a 2 hour lesson last week and absolutely loved it! He said the teachers were fab and really helpful. He only had 2 other people in his class so very good value for money!

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Thank Belle T
Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Never surfed before, and after two hours jackamo had me nearly standing up ! very patient and lots of encouragment thanks. Will be back for more.

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Thank Jacpaul999
Cockermouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Everything was so professional and friendly...and fun! Easy going teachers with great knowledge and skills. Nothing was a hassle for them - they just gave encouragement and had loads of patience. This is a definite must for your St. Ives holiday. We can't stop talking about our next visit and how we'll book a longer course of lessons so that... More 

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Thank bmwefc
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Perfect for surf lessons. Teachers are patient and fun and have time for all ages and abilities. Felt my children were very safe with these guys. From not being able to surf at all they were standing and turning and slowing/speeding up by the end of their 3rd lesson. Great value for money too!

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Thank Emma F
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Booked two teenagers in for 3 lessons each as a surprise. They'd never surfed before and were excited when they knew what was in store. By the end of the first lesson they were actually able to stand on the board and by their last lesson were riding the waves! We're regular visitors to St Ives and I just wish... More 

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Thank D4LSA
Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We have stayed in St Ives for several years now and the surf school continues to perform excellently. My son is very keen. He has been surfing for three years now and with thanks to St Ives surf school has continued to improve. He says - 'The instructors are kind, helpful and understanding. They will help to improve your technique... More 

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Thank Shadderssid
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I had a SUP lesson with the very kind and experienced Jackamo - we had a great time, learnt loads, saw seals and the company was inspiring. Top marks 😋

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